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    General William Thomas Harbaugh Brooks CDV. 2.5" x 4", "A. A. Carter Card Photograph Agent Co. K, 4th Vermont Vols." on printed label on verso, "Gen. Brooks" in ink on verso, image slightly faded, mat has a couple of small dings, else near fine. Brooks graduated West Point in 1841 and immediately afterwards went into service in the Seminole wars. He fought with distinction during the Mexican-American War and rapidly rose through the officer ranks beginning the Civil War as brigadier-general of volunteers. During the war he was present at the principal battles of the Army of the Potomac, commanded a division in the Rappahannock campaign, was in command of the Department of the Monongahela in 1863 and 1864, and of the 10th army corps from May 10, 1864, until he resigned as a result of bad health. He was wounded at Savage Station and Antietam.

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    June, 2008
    29th-30th Sunday-Monday
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